Biogeography, Databases & The Mixoplankton Paradigm

Anschütz A-A, Flynn KJ, Mitra A (2022) Acquired Phototrophy and Its Implications for Bloom Dynamics of the Teleaulax-Mesodinium-Dinophysis-Complex. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:799358. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.799358

Glibert PM, Mitra A (2022) From webs, loops, shunts, and pumps to microbial multitasking: Evolving concepts of marine microbial ecology, the mixoplankton paradigm, and implications for a future ocean. Limnology and Oceanography.

Mitra A, Flynn KJ (2021) HABs and the Mixoplankton Paradigm. In UNESCO Harmful Algae News NO.67. Eds: Beatriz Reguera & Eileen Bresnan.

Leles SG, Bruggeman J, Polimene L, Blackford J, Flynn KJ, Mitra A (2021) Differences in physiology explain succession of mixoplankton functional types and affect carbon fluxes in temperate seas. Progress in Oceanography 190:102481

Romano F, Symiakaki K, Pitta P (2021) Temporal Variability of Planktonic Ciliates in a Coastal Oligotrophic Environment: Mixotrophy, Size Classes and Vertical Distribution Frontiers in Marine Science

Flynn KJ, Mitra A, Anestis K, Anschütz AA, Calbet A, Ferreira GD, Gypens N, Hansen PJ, John U, Martin JL, Mansour J, Maselli M, Medić N, Norlin A, Not F, Pitta P, Romano F, Saiz E, Schneider L, Stolte W, Traboni C (2019) Mixotrophic protists and a new paradigm for marine ecology: where does plankton research go now? Journal of Plankton Research

Leles SG, Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Tillmann U, Stoecker D, Jeong HJ, Burkholder J, Hansen PJ, Caron DA, Glibert PM, Hallegraeff G (2019) Sampling bias misrepresents the biogeographical significance of constitutive mixotrophs across global oceans. Glob. Ecol. Biogeogr. 28: 418-428

Leles SG, Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Stoecker DK, Hansen PJ, Calbet A, McManus GB, Sanders RW, Caron DA, Not F, Hallegraeff GM, Pitta P, Raven JA, Johnson MD, Glibert PM, Våge S. (2017) Oceanic protists with different forms of acquired phototrophy display contrasting biogeographies and abundance. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0664

Mitra A, Flynn KJ, Tillmann U, Raven JA, Caron D, Stoecker DK, Not F, Hansen PJ, Hallegraeff G, Sanders R, Wilken S, McManus G, Johnson M, Pitta P, Våge S, Berge T, Calbet A, Thingstad F, Jeong HJ, Burkholder J, Glibert PM, Granéli E, Lundgren V (2016) Defining planktonic protist functional groups on mechanisms for energy and nutrient acquisition; incorporation of diverse mixotrophic strategies. Protist 167: 106-120

Flynn KJ, Stoecker DK, Mitra A, Raven JA, Glibert PM, Hansen PJ, Granéli E, Burkholder JM (2013) Misuse of the phytoplankton-zooplankton dichotomy: the need to assign organisms as mixotrophs within plankton functional types Journal of Plankton Research 35, 3-11 doi:10.1093/plankt/fbs062.